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Old 03-26-2015, 08:29 PM   #1
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Question Framing 3:2

How do you mat and frame 3:2 photos? Most of the time, I crop to 4:5 (ie, 8x10) which works well and looks right with conventional frames. 8x12, however, looks really... off to me in conventional frames, and not every image lends itself to a 4:5 crop.

Custom frames? Different frame:mat:image relationships? Just live with it?
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Good question! I am fortunate in that my husband enjoys framing, so I/we usually go custom to the print at hand.

If it were left to me I'd generally be living with it, or having someone else do a custom job. I waffle back and forth with matting, as well - still like some bottom weight on most things, but not all, so framing changes from print to print.
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Old 03-27-2015, 02:25 PM   #3
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I like canvases, float-wraps and other unframed/matted media for 2:3 format. I agree, for some reason it doesn't seem to suit conventional framing.
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